December 13, 2021

Three Executives Promoted to New Leadership Roles at Hy-Vee

This week at Hy-Vee’s Annual Stockholders Meeting, the company recognized the retirement of its Vice Chairman and President of Hy-Vee Supply Chain and Subsidiaries Jay Marshall, following 39 years of service, as well as the retirement of its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Mike Skokan, following 35 years of service.

“Both Jay and Mike have been trusted leaders of our executive team for many years, and I could not be more thankful for the contributions they have made to our great company,” said Randy Edeker, chairman of the board and CEO of Hy-Vee.

Jay Marshall’s Hy-Vee career began in 1982 at the Des Moines, Iowa, Save U More, which was a former brand owned and operated by Hy-Vee. He held many retail store operations and management positions within Hy-Vee and in 2006 he was promoted to assistant vice president, operations, northwestern district. In 2008, he moved into the corporate office as vice president of center store and over the next several years was elevated to lead different areas of the company. In 2018, Marshall moved into the role of executive vice president, co-chief operating officer and president, Hy-Vee subsidiaries/commissaries and was elevated to the role of vice chairman in January 2020. Marshall was inducted in the Hy-Vee Hall of Fame in 2004 and 2021 for his leadership and was recognized with the Chairman’s Humanitarian Award at Hy-Vee earlier this week.

Mike Skokan’s Hy-Vee career began in 1986 at the Grand Avenue Hy-Vee in West Des Moines, Iowa, as a part-time courtesy clerk and checker/stocker. He worked off and on at the store while in college, as well as at the Cedar Falls, Iowa, store. In 1993, Skokan joined the Hy-Vee executive staff as an internal auditor. Over the years he was promoted to various roles within the accounting department and in 2011 was named senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer and was named a permanent member of the Hy-Vee Board of Directors and joined the Hy-Vee Executive Committee. In 2013, Skokan was elected to his current position executive vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer. He too was inducted into the Hy-Vee Hall of Fame in 2015 and 2021 for his leadership.

With these retirements, Hy-Vee is pleased to announce the following promotions:
• Jeremy Gosch, president and chief operating officer, Hy-Vee
• Aaron Wiese, vice chairman of Hy-Vee and president of Hy-Vee supply chain/subsidiaries
• Andy Schreiner, senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer

For More information on the recent promotions, visit the company’s official press release.


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